One World Play Project & The Sanneh Foundation #PlayTogether Campaign

By Michael Alada | August 14, 2017

One World Play Project & The Sanneh Foundation #PlayTogether Campaign Due to the opportunity gap in the Twin Cities, The Sanneh Foundation focuses its support efforts on diverse low-income urban and refugee and immigrant youth populations, through soccer and education. The majority of youth The Sanneh Foundation works with come from communities of color, and…

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HI Impact Trip Attendee Ava Keller Talks About Her Experiences in Cité Soleil

By Michael Alada | July 5, 2017

HI Impact Trip Attendee Ava Keller Talks About Her Experiences in Cité Soleil 1. How did you decide that you wanted to go on an impact trip to Haiti with The Sanneh Foundation? Did you have any influences? I first heard about it at school because some close friends of mine were talking about going.…

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June Impact Trip Day 6 – Kyle Hoffman – 6/28/17

By Michael Alada | July 3, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 6 – By Kyle Hoffman – 6/28/17 Wednesday was a full day complete with rewarding and eye-opening experiences.  After enjoying another delicious breakfast spread,  courtesy of Matthieu, the house chef (the entire house, security and HI staff has been fantastic), we toured an eco-friendly, artisan company’s operations. The guide emphasized the…

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June Impact Trip Day 5 – Brianna Dotter – 6/27/17

By Michael Alada | July 3, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 5 – Brianna Dotter – 6/27/17 Today we got to sleep in a little bit because all we were planning to do is go to the beach. I was so excited to go because it is hot and they said that the water feels really nice. The drive was very, very…

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June Impact Trip Day 4 – By Hannah Dotter – 6/26/17

By Michael Alada | July 3, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 4 – By Hannah Dotter – 6/26/17 After eating breakfast this morning, we headed to the Haiti Co-Op Design. Once there we learned about the organization. They had many different activities and jobs there ranging for sewing to beads to cooking to leather making and much more! We got a tour…

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June Impact Trip Day 3 – By Mia Hoffman – 6/25/17

By Michael Alada | June 29, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 3 – By Mia Hoffman – 6/25/17

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June Impact Trip Day 2 – By Ava Keller – 6/24/17

By Michael Alada | June 29, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 2 – By Ava Keller – 6/24/17 We woke up bright and early this morning and got ready for breakfast. I was super excited for the day to start and go to Cité Solei to see kids I knew from last time I came to Haiti. We ate breakfast and got…

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June Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Logan Dotter

By Michael Alada | June 28, 2017

June Impact Trip Day 1 – Blog Post by Logan Dotter – 6/23/17 Today when we arrived in Haiti, I was really excited to experience the new culture. When we were exiting the airplane I could feel the heat already. It was super hot inside the airport. We had to rent two carts to put…

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Dreamline Program Manager Thomas Toley Reflects on First Trip to Haiti

By Michael Alada | May 1, 2017

Dreamline Program Manager Thomas Toley Reflects on First Trip to Haiti Haiti is, of course, one of the poorest countries in the world. What was it like to experience that lifestyle in person? It really gave me a new perspective. It was my first time out of the country and it gave me an inside…

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April Impact Trip Day 6 – Blog Post by Torsten Brinkema – 4/7/17

By Jennifer Martin | April 20, 2017

April Impact Trip Day 6 – Blog Post by Torsten Brinkema – 4/7/17 Today we had an early wakeup call at 7:15. Breakfast was the usual; fruit, eggs, sausage, toast with spicy peanut butter, and a mystery fruit smoothie. Our adventurous part of the day involved a trip to a local daycare center. We departed…

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